TRB Webinar: Greener in two ways – Innovative sustainability solutions for airports

March 02, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
0.00 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 1.00 hour(s)
AICP: 1.50 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

How can airports be more sustainable? Airport personnel, regulators, airport consultants, and airport tenants are invited to a TRB webinar on Monday, March 2, 2020, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Eastern to find out. The webinar will discuss ways in which airports use sustainability initiatives to increase economic viability, enhance social equity, improve operational efficiency, and conserve natural resources. Presenters will describe how airports may bolster sustainability initiatives through streamlining the flow of information, improving internal communications, and implementing solutions. They will also discuss how airports can integrate the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review process with sustainability planning to make projects more efficient and impactful.

The webinar features research from the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Research Report 209: Integrating Sustainability Planning and the Environmental Review Process and Synthesis 69: Airport Sustainability Practices – Drivers and Outcomes for Small Commercial and General Aviation Airports.

This webinar is sponsored by the Airport Cooperative Research Program. There is no fee to attend this webinar; however, sign into to view registration information.

Webinar Presenters:

  • Carol Lurie, VHB
  • Daniel Prather, DPrather Aviation Solutions, LLC

Moderated by: Burr Stewart, Burrst

 Webinar Outline

  1. Overview or sustainability initiatives
  2. Case studies of sustainability practices
  3. Ways to harmonize an airport’s sustainability and environmental processes
  4. Tools available in the ACRP guidebook
  5. Case study of streamlining processes
  6. Question and answer session

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, you will able to:

  1. Identify drivers and outcomes of sustainability initiatives for smaller airports
  2. Assess the effectiveness of an airport’s sustainability approaches
  3. Discuss how to harmonize an airport’s sustainability and environmental processes
  4. Describe the tools available for sustainability planning

Continuing Education Units for Accredited Airport Executives

The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) will provide 1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU) to accredited airport executives who attend this webinar. Claim CEUs by visiting For questions about AAAE continuing education units, please contact

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Registration questions? Contact Reggie Gillum.